Opendoor has more than 100 homes under contract in Las Vegas, 60 more active

Opendoor company spokeswoman Cristin Culver told “The Las Vegas Review Journal” this week that the company is under contract on more than 100 homes and currently has 60 active listings.

RealTimeMLS’s pocket listings activity climbs 63%

RESAAS has announced substantial growth in agent participation in its San Francisco-based RealTimeMLS.

RealTimeMLS’s pocket listings activity climbs 63%

RESAAS has announced substantial growth in agent participation in its San Francisco-based RealTimeMLS.

Existing home prices hit new record high as sales slump

Existing homes sales fell 0.4 percent month-over-month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.43 million after declining last month too.

Real estate leaders weigh in on Trump border separation policy

As the nation slowly learns more about the Trump administration’s policy, a few leading voices in the real estate industry have spoken out.

Real estate competition ‘never been more fierce,’ MLS RoundTable says

The MLS RoundTable (MLSRT), a think tank whose members include multiple listing services representing about 325,000 agents and brokers nationwide, says that competition in residential real estate “has never been more fierce,” according to a new letter submitted to federal regulators.

David Charron, ‘godfather of MLS deal-making,’ steps away from Bright MLS role

Charron said he is not retiring. He will transition from his current full-time position at Bright to a part-time role as a consultant, effective Aug. 1. He will remain president of MRIS Investors Inc.

Watch videos from the FTC-DOJ real estate competition workshop

For those who didn’t get to catch every minute of the real estate competition workshop held by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) last week, the FTC has posted videos from the workshop on its website.

How iBuyers could break MLS data quality

Zillow’s Instant Offers got me thinking about what the net effect might be if even a few percent of listings go the iBuyer route and what that means for the MLS.

All the news from the real estate competition workshop in D.C.

Government regulators and a handful of industry leaders met in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday to discuss the state of real estate competition 10 years after the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice took a deep look at the industry.